Hanover Access News
Greenwood Road washed out on May 18

Roads continue to be closed here by flood waters

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are responding to numerous reports of downed trees and high water on area roadways caused by heavy rainfall. Crews are placing signs on closed roads and removing debris from roadways and drainage facilities. A complete list of individual roads in Virginia affected by high water and downed trees is available on 511Virginia, VDOT’s 24-hour traffic information website. The Sheriff’s Office has a Hanover list on its Facebook page. Flood watches continue through tonight according to weather forecasts.

Board of Supervisors meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday; public hearing to receive School Board nomination at 7 p.m.

The Board of Supervisors meets at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23. Between 6 and 7 p.m., the Board will hear presentations on the County’s Strategic Plan and that of the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission. County Attorney Sterling E. Rives will provide a final legislative update for the 2018 session of the General Assembly. At 7 p.m. the Board will hold a public hearing to receive nominations for the Mechanicsville District representative on the School Board. Following that public hearing, the Board will hold public hearings on the secondary road six-year plan and several Planning public hearings. Board meetings can be watched live online with the archived version up on Thursday afternoon.

Adolescent depression is topic of workshop on Monday night

On Monday, May 21, Hanover’s Community Education Team is holding a two-hour workshop to help participants to understand how depression can affect adolescents.  This workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Fairmount Christian Church, 6502 Creighton Road, Mechanicsville 23111. Light refreshments will be served. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing Laura Robertson at larobertson@hanovercounty.gov

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Wings of Hope Ranch volunteers

2018 "Spirit of Volunteerism" winners

Hanover’s 2018 Spirit of Volunteerism awards were given Tuesday night. Those receiving awards were Megan Blaum, Linda Hultgren, Lee and Neal Hanchey, the “Night to Shine” team, Wings of Hope Ranch volunteers, Bob DeLille, Lori Vest and Barry Bland. Photos of the award winners and a video of the awards presentation can be seen on the County’s Facebook page.

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